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Hey guys long time no see!

So i was speaking to my dealer to diagnose my steering problem. They pinpointed it to my steering rack, which is what i expected. So then they explained it'll go bad again because my wheels are too big (18inch) that's when i got lost. Then i asked him how is that even a thing and he continued saying stuff i really didn't listen to.

I just want to get the opinion of you trusty ol folk. Is my steering going bad caused by my wheels? i have FE5 most things i can get except control arms.
 

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He's full of it, what are your symptoms?
 

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He's full of it, what are your symptoms?
i figured that much, I came back a couple hours ago from talking to the service guy and he was just telling me what the tech told him, i didn't get to speak to the tech since he was gone when i got there.

My symptoms are my steering wheel feeling like a boat wheel usually when parking, and when going maybe 40mph+ my steering wheel get stuck when trying to turn sometimes.

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Isn't it the same rack as the ss? That came with 18s factory
yea that is why i found that techs theory silly, i got factory Supercharged SS wheels
 

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I think the SS gets a quicker ratio, but the rack is the same - so that "diagnosis" is entirely BS.

That just sounds like a bad rack, but not due to the wheels.
 

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I agree with Colby on the intermediate shaft I had the same problem or my steering wheel would stick or be stiff sometimes. spray some PB Blaster or white lithium grease on the U joint and it will free up for a few days that would indicate that's the problem. Then replace it.
 

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i will def check that out fellas, ty
 
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